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South Dakota State University
Teaching, Learning & Leadership
South Dakota
Posted: 11/7/2017
Assistant Professor in Secondary Education

The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership at SDSU is looking to fill a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Secondary Education. We seek scholars committed to core issues in K-12 education and the improvement of teachers and educational systems, particularly in rural schools.

Specifically, the individual in this position is expected to 1) contribute to the field through active research, publishing, and the securing of external grants; 2) collaborate with faculty, public school, and community partners to implement year-long residency and foster the use of technology for clinical supervision and teacher professional development; 3) teach master’s level and undergraduate courses (both face-to-face and online); 4) advise students and supervise graduate interns; and 5) engage in institutional and professional service. Minimum qualifications include: Earned Doctorate in Education or evidence that the Doctoral degree will be completed prior to the start of the appointment; research and scholarship in one or more of the following areas: content area teaching in grades 5-12; teacher professional development; use of innovative methods; developing K-12, university, and community partnerships; leading change in rural education; minimum of three years teaching experience at the secondary level, and demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with others. Effective written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred qualifications include: leadership in school organizations; culturally responsive pedagogy; evaluating teacher candidates; and bridging theory and practice. To apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. For questions on the position, contact Dr. Jennifer Kampmann at (605) 688-5628 or SDSU is an AA/EEO employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.